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Lot #81

Artist Alexander Young Jackson
Title Berlin, Ontario [double-sided]
Media oil on wood panel
Dated ca. 1910
Size 7.25 x 9.5 in. / 18.4 x 24.1 cm.
Frame Size 15.75 x 17.5 x 2.5 in.

signed lower right; another signed oil painting verso; signed and inscribed 'probably painted in Berlin, Ont., 1910' on canvas piece attached to backing; framed

the city of Berlin, Ontario, changed its name to Kitchener by referendum in May and June 1916; named in 1833 after the capital of Prussia and later the German Empire, the name Berlin became unsavoury for residents after Britain and Canada's entry into the First World War.)

Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto, label verso

Sold $17,550 Estimate $15,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
Alexander Young Jackson ~ [1882-1974] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA
see A.Y. Jackson Paintings 1902-1953, by A.Lismer, A.G.O, 1953; A Painter's Country - the Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1958; A.Y.'S Canada, Drawings by A.Y. Jackson ed. Naomi Jackson Groves, Clarke, Irwin and Company, 1968; Alberta Rhythm, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1982; AY Jackson The Arctic 1927, N.Groves, Penumbra Press, 1982; Young AY Jackson, Lindsay A. Evans Memories 1902-6, ed. N.Groves, Edahl Productions, 1982; Works by A.Y. Jackson from the 1930's, by N.Groves, Carleton U., 1990; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.177; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.205; R.C.A.A., pg.204 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.189; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.98-99; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website